Development staff directory
Michael P. Andrews (M.S.’05/E)
Executive Director of Annual Giving
Phone: (804) 828-0236
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Amanda Grace Dela Cruz (B.S.'18/MC)
Phone: (804) 828-3620
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Amanda joined the Office of Annual Giving team in January 2019. She graduated from VCU's Robertson School of Media & Culture mass communications program with a concentration in public relations and a minor in business. At VCU, she's worked as an account executive for the P.R. Research and P.R. Case Studies and Management Program and for the RAM Agency, where she and a team put together a recruitment campaign for the Chesterfield County Police Department. Since 2015, Amanda has worked with Gold Line call center, eventually becoming a supervisor.
Jenna Baer Hart (B.S.’06/B)
Director of Annual Giving Outreach
Phone: (804) 828-0232
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Jenna Hart joined VCU in August 2014 as associate director of annual giving. She works to increase alumni participation by focusing annual giving operations on retaining, renewing and acquiring alumni donors. She earned a B.S. in Business Administration and Management from Virginia Commonwealth University and a master's degree in Human Resource Management from the University of Richmond. She spent five years working at the University of Richmond where she managed direct mail, email and social media annual solicitations for the undergraduate alumni population. She also recruited, trained and motivated more than 250 alumni volunteers who worked toward the university's class giving goal of $2 million annually.
Director, Leadership Annual Giving Programs
Phone: (804) 828-5213
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David joined the VCU team in 2018 as director of leadership annual giving programs to increase the number of alumni and friends making annual fund gifts. Before joining VCU, David spent 14 years serving nonprofits in the Richmond area, including Blue Sky Fund, the American Heart Association and the YMCA of Greater Richmond. David earned a B.S. in accounting and information systems and a master's in accounting with a concentration in taxation, both from Virginia Tech. He is a member of the Leadership Metro Richmond Class of 2019.
Anne Cabot Galeski
Leadership Annual Giving Officer
Phone: (804) 828-3844
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Anne Cabot Galeski joined the VCU team in 2019 as a leadership annual giving officer. Before joining VCU, Anne Cabot spent over four years at Randolph-Macon College as assistant director for annual leadership giving and major gift officer. Before her development career, Anne Cabot worked in private wealth management at Scott & Stringfellow in Richmond and Merrill Lynch in Washington, D.C. In 2009, Anne Cabot received a bachelor’s in sociology from the University of Virginia where she was also a member of the field hockey team.
Phone: (804) 827-2664
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Pavlidis has been a member of the DAR team since May of 2015. She has a B.A. in communication from Virginia Tech and is pursuing her M.B.A. at VCU. Her duties include coordinating emails, compiling and organizing direct mail efforts, providing mailing lists by use of query and inputting all necessary data into the new CRM system -- RADAR. Her focus is to utilize the new CRM system to benefit her clients by providing knowledge and tools to better understand how to market to alumni and donors.
Digital Fundraising Strategist
Phone: (804) 827-0632
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Richard T. Spain IV (M.Ed.’13/E)
Leadership Engagement Officer
Phone: (804) 828-6502
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